The decision by Groceries Code Adjudicator. Christine Tacon, to fully investigate Tesco's treatment of suppliers is welcomed by Banana Link. It demonstrates the value of legislation to control the buying power of retail giants whose behaviour directly effects the livelihoods of millions of small farmers and workers around the world. The next step is to ensure that similar legal controls – and penalties – can be established by the European Commission as called for by the Make Fruit Fair campaign.
Read full Guardian report and 'Suppliers scared to blow the whistle on supermarkets' - results of a survey conducted for the Groceries Code Adjudicator.